Cripple Creek Railroad

Cripple Creek and Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad

Ride around Historic Cripple Creek via steam engine!

520 E Carr Street, Cripple Creek, CO 80813 // View Map
719.689.2640 // www.cripplecreekrailroad.com
Hours: Open 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Daily

Fast Facts

EXPERIENCE ONE OF THE TOP CRIPPLE CREEK ATTRACTIONS!

Jump on one of Cripple Creek and Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad’s 15 ton Iron Horses and have a fun and relaxing 45-minute trip through the heritage of Cripple Creek behind Pikes Peak. Just a short drive from Colorado Springs, Cripple Creek and Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad is one of the top Cripple Creek attractions for you and your family!

Click “Details” above to learn more.

Hours:

Open Daily from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to Mid-October

Prices:

Admission

Adult

Children (3-12)

Seniors

45 Minute Cripple Creek Train Tour $12.25 $8.25 $12.00
 

Location:

Screenshot 2014-03-25 14.42.19The Cripple Creek and Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad is located off Bennett Avenue in beautiful Historic Cripple Creek. Follow these directions or enter 520 E Carr Street, Cripple Creek, CO 80813 into your GPS or Phone.

Off Highway 24:

– Drive West on Highway 24 past Woodland Park to Divide.
– Turn Left (South) on Highway 67 (the main stoplight in Divide).
– Drive to Cripple Creek and the railroad will be on the corner of Bennett Avenue and Carhanate Street.

 

Fast Facts

  • The 15 ton steam locomotives are typical of early day engines!
  • The trip takes about 45 minutes round trip and leaves every 40 minutes

Tips

  • Pet friendly, handicap and wheelchair accessible

Details

Experience one of the top Cripple Creek Attractions!

Jump on one of Cripple Creek and Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad’s 15 ton Iron Horses and have a fun and relaxing 45-minute trip through the heritage of Cripple Creek behind Pikes Peak. Just a short drive from Colorado Springs, Cripple Creek and Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad is one of the top Cripple Creek attractions for you and your family!

Experience living history

cripple creek attractions- Cripple Creek RailroadSince 1967, the Cripple Creek and Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad has been carrying passengers around the gold-rush town of Cripple Creek, which is full of ups and downs, highs and lows, fame and fortune and fires and losses. Cripple Creek’s history is as rich as the gold coming out of the mines. Learn about Cripple Creek on this 45-minute journey via open train car.

Learn More

Learn more about the Cripple Creek and Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad, one of the best Cripple Creek attractions! Stop by when you’re in Cripple Creek by finding them on our map, make a reservation to ride their train or give them a call at 719.689.2640. Their website has some great images to help you plan your trip if you need more information.

Ride a real steam engine! Leaving every 40 minutes in the summer and mid-fall seasons, the Cripple Creek and Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad is a great family-friendly trip! Little ones will love riding on the 15-ton steam locomotive while the older kids will love learning about the gold rush era of Cripple Creek. From almost becoming Colorado’s state capitol over Denver to having 50,000 residents at on point, learn about the boom of Cripple Creek.

COMMEMORATE YOUR TRIP IN THEIR GIFT SHOP

From train t-shirts, books and logo items to Thomas the Tank items and more, the gift shop at the Cripple Creek and Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad has something for everyone. You can even load-up on snacks and drinks for your train trip.

FAQS

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION

 

How long does the ride last?

Each trip on the Cripple Creek Railroad is four miles (round trip) and lasts approximately 45 minutes.

How often does the train run?

The train departs from the station approximately every 40 minutes.

Where does the train take you?

The track goes south out of Cripple Creek, past the old Midland Terminal Wye over a reconstructed trestle, past many historic mines and terminates near the deserted mining camp of Anaconda, then returns back to Cripple Creek.

Do i need a reservation?

No reservation is required! Trains run every 40 minutes.

Should I be concerned with the weather during the ride?

Yes. Although the train cars are covered, they are also open. This means that whatever the weather is outside is what you will be experiencing while riding the train. Please dress according to the weather.

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